After spending long periods of time outside, I often find myself asking what takes me out there in the first place. What is it that keeps me coming back and putting myself through things like never-ending hikes and skin tracks? Mathieu le Lay’s short film answers that question beautifully: a sense of wonder. It tells the story of a lone adventurer deep in the Dolomites who finds himself feeling extra small. Stunning cinematography and an inspiring message make this a joy to watch.
Tomorrow is competition day for Jackson Hole’s inaugural Kings and Queens of Corbet’s competition, a no-holds-barred freeride comp in- you guessed it – Corbet’s Couloir. 25 of our favorite skiers and snowboarders will be vying for glory directly under Big Red in the most infamous run in North America. When was the last time this kind of party went down, you may ask? In March of 2012, TGR assembled a legendary crew of skiers and snowboarders to take Corbet’s by force. The full segment appeared
If someone was to offer you $2,000 right now, no questions asked, with the simple requirement that you had to take the money and run, where would you go? Maybe you'd choose to cross the country existing off peanut butter sandwiches and see how many national parks you could visit. Maybe you'd channel your inner Warren Miller and see how far you could make the cash stretch sleeping in ski resort parking lots and living off the kindness of strangers. Or, maybe you'd say screw it, post up on a
One of skiing's dirty little secrets is that–at its highest levels–the sport is, well, dirty. Despite being a sport that relies entirely on an increasingly fickle and unpredictable climate–and one in which many of the most prominent athletes are advocates for environmental activism–going out and getting shots can leave a pretty large carbon footprint. Helis, snowmobiles and international flights all have two things in common: They burn a ton of fuel and are used to film damn near every ski